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July 12, 2017

45 Glamorous Snapshots Capture Women in Swimsuits at Beaches during the 1950s

Swimwear of the 1940s, '50s and early '60s followed the silhouette mostly from the early 1930s whereas after World War II, a new wardrobe and style of vacation-swimwear arose, coupled with an increase of leisure time and bustling postwar resorts.

Despite the first bikinis appeared just after World War II, women in the 1950s mostly chose their own discreet outfits.

Take a look at these photos to see which swimsuits that women often worn at beaches during the 1950s.

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